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rale

 [rahl]
a discontinuous sound heard on auscultation, primarily during inhalation; called also crackle.
crackling rale subcrepitant rale.
crepitant rale a fine sound like that of rubbing a hair between the fingers or by particles of salt thrown on fire; heard at the end of inhalation. Called also crepitus.
dry rale a fine sound associated with any of various interstitial lung diseases, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
moist rale one heard over fluid in the bronchial tubes.
subcrepitant rale a fine moist rale heard over liquid in the smaller tubes; called also crackling rale.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

rale

(rahl),
Ambiguous term for an added sound heard on auscultation of breath sounds; used by some to denote rhonchus and by others for crepitation.
Synonym(s): crackle
[Fr. rattle]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

rale

also

râle

(räl)
n.
An abnormal respiratory sound characterized by fine crackles.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
An abnormal lung sound. Rales may be discontinuous sounds or vibrations heard by auscultation in various lung disease—e.g., bronchitis, pneumonia, atelectasis, pulmonary oedema, heart failure, bronchiectasis, tuberculosis
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rale

râle, French, to rattle Clinical medicine An abnormal lung sound Types Sibilant–whistling; dry–crackling; wet–sloshy depending on the amount and density of fluid flowing back and forth in the air passages; rales may be discontinuous sounds or vibrations heard by auscultation in various lung disease–eg, bronchitis, pneumonia, atelectasis, pulmonary edema, heart failure, bronchiectasis, TB. See Dry rales, Moist rales.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

rale

(rahl)
An extraneous sound heard on auscultation of breath sounds; used by some to denote rhonchus and by others for crepitation.
[Fr. rattle]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rale

(rahl)
Term for a sound heard on auscultation of breath sounds; used by some to denote rhonchus and by others crepitation.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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